Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Cincinnati Riverfest 2019

Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Cincinnati Riverfest 2019
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard will issue a safety zone on the Ohio River for the annual Riverfest event near Cincinnati, Ohio, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley will enforce a safety zone which will result in a temporary river closure to all vessel traffic from mile marker 469.2 (slightly upstream from the I-471 “Big Mac” bridge) to mile marker 470.5 (Roebling Suspension Bridge) on the Ohio...

Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Riverfest 2018

Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Riverfest 2018
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard will issue a safety zone on the Ohio River for the annual Riverfest event near Cincinnati, Ohio, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley will be enforcing a no-wake safety zone which will result in a temporary river closure to all vessel traffic from mile marker 469.2 to mile marker 470.5 on the Ohio River from 7 p.m. Sunday until 10 p.m. Entry into, transit within, or...

Coast Guard to Establish Safety Zone for Riverfest 2017

Coast Guard to Establish Safety Zone for Riverfest 2017
Cincinnati, OH — Labor Day weekend is September 2-4th, and is one of the busiest recreational boating weekends of the year. The Ohio River is no exception, with approximately 2,000 expected boaters in the Cincinnati area alone and the annual Riverfest being celebrated on Sunday, September 3th. With increased activity on the river, there is an increase with potential safety hazards. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard stepping up safety enforcement for Riverfest and Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks

Coast Guard stepping up safety enforcement for Riverfest and Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks
CINCINNATI — Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Cincinnati and partner agencies will be increasing patrols throughout the Ohio River this Labor Day weekend to keep revelers safe and compliant with boating laws. This weekend is historically known to be one of the busiest boating periods as boaters take to the water to enjoy the long weekend and to view the Cincinnati Bell/WEBN Fireworks. The Coast...